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Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson
  • Career: Actor
  • Top celebrities: 1485
  • BirthDate: 1925, 17 of November , Winnetka, Illinois, USA
  • Spouse: Phyllis Gates (9 November 1955 - 13 August 1958) (divorced)
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Facts of life

    Rock Hudson

     

    Rock Hudson was an American actor who was born under the name of Roy Harold Scherer Junior on November 17, 1925. He passed away on October 2, 1985. During the 1950s and 1960s, he was widely known for his roles in romantic comedies in which he mostly starred opposite Doris Day but he has also gained acclaim for powerful dramatic roles in films like Magnificent Obsession. He was a 6 feet 5 inches tall actor who won titles like Star of the Year, Favorite Leading Man, etc. in various film magazines.

    He passed away due to an AIDS related illness. This popular actor was the star of almost 70 movies and also a few television shows in his times. For most of his life, he was secretly gay. He was married to Phyllis Gates for three years. Hudson also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The last movie that he starred in was ‘The Vegas Strip War’ in 1984.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1957 for "Best Actor in a Leading Role for:Giant (1956)."
    Won Bambi - 1963 for ""
    Won Bambi - 1962 for ""
    Won Bambi - 1961 for ""
    Won Bambi - 1960 for ""
    Won Bambi - 1958 for ""
    Nominated Henrietta Award - 1966 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Won Henrietta Award - 1963 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Won Henrietta Award - 1961 for "World Film Favorite - Male Together with Tony Curtis."
    Won Henrietta Award - 1960 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Won Henrietta Award - 1959 for "World Film Favorite - Male"
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1966 for "Male Star 6th place."
    3rd place Golden Laurel - 1965 for "Comedy Performance, Male for:Send Me No Flowers (1964)."
    2nd place Golden Laurel - 1964 for "Top Male Star"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1963 for "Top Male Star"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1962 for "Top Male Star"
    2nd place Golden Laurel - 1961 for "Top Male Star"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1960 for "Top Male Star"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1959 for "Top Male Star"
    Won Golden Laurel - 1958 for "Top Male Star"
    Won Most Popular Male Star - 1959 for ""
    Won Most Popular Male Star - 1957 for ""
    Won Most Popular Male Star - 1956 for ""
    Won TP de Oro - 1977 for "Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero) for:"McMillan & Wife" (1971)."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - 1960 for "Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 6116 Hollywood Blvd."
    Won Star on the Walk of Fame - ???? for "Motion Picture At 6104 Hollywood Blvd."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 502
  • Salary: Giant (1956) $100,000
    "McMillan & Wife" (1971) $120,000/episode (first season)
    "Dynasty" (1981) $100,000 per episode
  • Films with Rock Hudson: Dynasty - 1984-1985
    The Vegas Strip War - 1984
    The Ambassador - 1984
    The Devlin Connection - 1982
    World War III - 1982
    The Devlin Connection III - 1982
    The Star Maker - 1981
    The Mirror Crack'd - 1980
    The Martian Chronicles - 1980
    Superstunt II - 1980
    Avalanche - 1978
    Wheels - 1978
    McMillan & Wife - 1971-1977
    Embryo - 1976
    Showdown - 1973
    Pretty Maids All in a Row - 1971
    Hornets' Nest - 1970
    Darling Lili - 1970
    The Undefeated - 1969
    Ice Station Zebra - 1968
    A Fine Pair - 1968
    Tobruk - 1967
    Seconds - 1966
    Blindfold - 1965
    A Very Special Favor - 1965
    Strange Bedfellows - 1965
    Send Me No Flowers - 1964
    Man's Favorite Sport? - 1964
    A Gathering of Eagles - 1963
    The Spiral Road - 1962
    Lover Come Back - 1961
    Come September - 1961
    The Last Sunset - 1961
    Pillow Talk - 1959
    This Earth Is Mine - 1959
    Twilight for the Gods - 1958
    A Farewell to Arms - 1957
    The Tarnished Angels - 1957
    Something of Value - 1957
    Battle Hymn - 1957
    Written on the Wind - 1956
    Giant - 1956
    Never Say Goodbye - 1956
    All That Heaven Allows - 1955
    One Desire - 1955
    Captain Lightfoot - 1955
    Bengal Brigade - 1954
    Magnificent Obsession - 1954
    Taza, Son of Cochise - 1954
    Beneath the 12-Mile Reef - 1953
    Back to God's Country - 1953
    Gun Fury - 1953
    The Golden Blade - 1953
    Sea Devils - 1953
    Seminole - 1953
    The Lawless Breed - 1953
    Horizons West - 1952
    Has Anybody Seen My Gal - 1952
    Scarlet Angel - 1952
    Here Come the Nelsons - 1952
    Bend of the River - 1952
    Iron Man - 1951
    Bright Victory - 1951
    The Fat Man - 1951
    Air Cadet - 1951
    Tomahawk - 1951
    Shakedown - 1950
    The Desert Hawk - 1950
    Winchester '73 - 1950
    Peggy - 1950
    I Was a Shoplifter - 1950
    One Way Street - 1950
    Undertow - 1949
    Fighter Squadron - 1948
    The Kraft Music Hall - 1967
    The 30th Annual Academy Awards - 1958
    The New Bike - 2009
    George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey - 1984
    James Dean: A Portrait - 1996
    Doris Day's Best Friends - 1985
    Cinéma cinémas - 1985
    Night of 100 Stars II - 1985
    The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1985
    Hour Magazine - 1985
    Àngel Casas show - 1984
    The 56th Annual Academy Awards - 1984
    NBC Family Christmas - 1981
    The Patricia Neal Story - 1981
    Circus of the Stars #5 - 1980
    Douglas Sirk: Über Stars - 1980
    The Beatrice Arthur Special - 1980
    Musical Comedy Tonight - 1979
    The Carol Burnett Show - 1975-1977
    An All-Star Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor - 1977
    V.I.P.-Schaukel - 1975
    AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Orson Welles - 1975
    Elizabeth Taylor: Hollywood's Child - 1975
    Dinah! - 1974
    James Dean Remembered - 1974
    The 45th Annual Academy Awards - 1973
    The 14th Annual TV Week Logie Awards - 1972
    The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World - 1971
    The David Frost Show - 1971
    The Dick Cavett Show - 1971
    The Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff Special - 1971
    Dinah's Place - 1970
    The Jim Nabors Hour - 1970
    Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - 1968-1969
    Hollywood: The Selznick Years - 1969
    The 40th Annual Academy Awards - 1968
    The Man Who Makes the Difference - 1968
    The 39th Annual Academy Awards - 1967
    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - 1967
    The 37th Annual Academy Awards - 1965
    Marilyn - 1963
    The 34th Annual Academy Awards - 1962
    At This Very Moment - 1962
    The Jack Benny Program - 1962
    The 32nd Annual Academy Awards - 1960
    The Steve Allen Plymouth Show - 1958-1959
    The Big Party - 1959
    The 31st Annual Academy Awards - 1959
    Screen Snapshots 1856: The Mocambo Party - 1957
    The James Dean Story - 1957
    The 29th Annual Academy Awards - 1957
    Caesar's Hour - 1957
    Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall - 1956
    The Colgate Comedy Hour - 1954-1955
    Warner Pathé News Issue # 87 - 1955
    I Love Lucy - 1955
    Place the Face - 1953
    This Is Your Life - 1952
    Making the Boys - 2011
    Reagan - 2011
    Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood - 2010
    Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger - 2010
    50 años de - 2009
    Acting for Douglas Sirk: 'Written on the Wind' and 'The Tarnished Angels' Remembered - 2008
    Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon - 2008
    Catalunya.cat - 2008
    Quand la peur dévore l'âme - 2007
    La imagen de tu vida - 2006
    Private Screenings - 2006
    Fragiles et sublimes... Stars en clair obscur - 2006
    Line Renaud: une histoire de France - 2006
    Ciclo Agatha Christie - 2006
    Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That - 2005
    Entertainment Tonight - 2005
    80s - 2005
    Movies That Shook the World - 2005
    Filmmakers vs. Tycoons - 2005
    James Dean: Forever Young - 2005
    American Masters - 2004
    Hollywood Legenden - 2004
    101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment - 2003
    200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons - 2003
    Mayor of the Sunset Strip - 2003
    Biography - 1999-2003
    Return to 'Giant' - 2003
    The Making of 'Far from Heaven' - 2002
    The Beatles... Off the Record: Newsreel Footage 1964-1966 - 2001
    I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special - 2001
    Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood - 2001
    Omnibus - 2000
    Elizabeth Taylor: A Musical Celebration - 2000
    E! True Hollywood Story - 1998-1999
    Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 - 1999
    The Best of Hollywood - 1998
    Memories of 'Giant' - 1998
    Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's - 1997
    The Making of 'My Fair Lady' - 1995
    50 Years of Funny Females - 1995
    Super 8½ - 1994
    Laugh-In Past Christmas Present - 1993
    And the Band Played On - 1993
    Fame in the Twentieth Century - 1993
    Peter's Friends - 1992
    Rock Hudson's Home Movies - 1992
    Rock Hudson - 1990
    Hollywood Heaven: Tragic Lives, Tragic Deaths - 1990
    Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt - 1989
    Volunteers - 1985
    Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen - 1981
    Sixty Years of Seduction - 1981
    The Carol Burnett Show - 1977
    America at the Movies - 1976
    Mondo Hollywood - 1967
    Lionpower from MGM - 1967
    La verifica incerta - 1965
    The Beverly Hillbillies - 1964
    The Ed Sullivan Show - 1956
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